Posts Tagged ‘Asia’

December 13th, 2017 - 12:42 am § in Politics

80th Anniversary: Remembering the Nanjing Massacre

A symbolic total of 1,213 soldiers remember the deaths of Nanjing Massacre victims at the memorial hall on Wednesday. On Dec 13, 1937, the Japanese army occupied Nanjing and killed more than 300,000 Chinese civilians and unarmed soldiers, according to Chinese historical documents. CUI XIAO / FOR CHI[...]

October 13th, 2016 - 2:54 pm § in America, The Ave Scene

Adversity is Nothing #4

After hurting myself in the first game of the tournament I became a spectator. Although very disappointed that I could not play, I was glad that I had an opportunity to watch my cousin play professional basketball live. My cousin is really doing it out here. Watching him play was easily the best par[...]

November 13th, 2015 - 11:05 pm § in Politics

Democracy party wins in Burma

“Five years to the day after a military junta released her from political house arrest, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi achieved a long-awaited victory: Her party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), triumphed on Friday in the Southeast Asian country’s first credible par[...]

July 16th, 2015 - 8:52 am § in America, China

BREAKING NEWS: Japan Returns?

Japan’s lower house of parliament OKs expanded military role[...]

July 6th, 2015 - 8:43 am § in America, Hypocrisy

Atomic Anniversaries: 70 years

The U.S. dropped an atom bomb called “Little Boy” Aug. 6, 1945, on the city of Hiroshima, killing an estimated 80,000 people immediately. A second atomic bomb, “Fat Man,” was dropped Aug. 9, 1945, on the city of Nagasaki, immediately killing about 40,000 people.[...]

June 30th, 2015 - 2:06 am § in America, China, Russia

Putin adds heat to the hot water of the South China Sea

 Add the Russian Bear to the volatile soup. While the American media and the Republicans focus on ISIS and Ukraine, the South China Sea, with .China’s aggressive claims to the entire sea, is the place most likely to shed the spark for WWIII.   That spark is now being fanned by Putin. China&#[...]

June 25th, 2015 - 11:05 pm § in Religion

Memories of the Middle Passage

Thousands of Rohingya Muslims are stuck in conditions like these on boats in South-East Asian waters[...]

June 24th, 2015 - 12:12 pm § in America, Politics

BREAKING NEWS: Obama Plays Chess, Wins!

(HUFF POST) WASHINGTON — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) waved the white flag on Wednesday, telling her caucus she would support passage of a key measure tethered to President Barack Obama’s broader trade agenda. Her support all but guarantees that the measure will succeed,[...]

June 20th, 2015 - 8:01 am § in Politics

North Korea: Cures Obesity

North Korea’s new ‘wonder drug’ North Korea has created a wonder drug which not only cures Aids,  Ebola and cancer, but also obesity! The  statement by the Korean Central News Agency reported that Dr Jon Sung Hun said: “The researchers insert rare earth elements (REE) into insa[...]

April 27th, 2015 - 4:59 pm § in America, Misc., The Ave Scene

Can someone call a doctor?

                    While we complain about our broken healthcare system in the United States, there are 5 billion people worldwide who lack access to surgical care.           &nbs[...]